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February 27, 2015

ORbike Reader Survey – Win Ride Passes!

Win free ride passes, tickets and more when you fill out this brief...

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Comment of the Week: The case against a bike path alongside I-84

Terry makes some pretty solid points, both about planning and about the difficulty of equitable decision-making.


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Thoughts on lawmakers who “just want to start a conversation”

In light of Oregon House Representative John Davis’s bill that would mandate what type of clothes people would have to wear while riding a bicycle, I want to re-post some thoughts I published back in January 2011. Back then, we were covering a very similar situation where Oregon legislator Mitch Greenlick wanted to “start a Read More »


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Industry Ticker: Rapha founder meets Portland mayor at company’s North American HQ

Mayor Hales gets a dose of bikenomics at visit with Rapha boss.


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Here are the Portland Bicycle Advisory Committee’s top 10 priorities citywide

How do you think they did?


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Oregon lawmaker wants to punish people who bike without reflective clothing – UPDATED

Wear reflective clothing or be punished, says Oregon lawmaker.


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Weekend Event Guide: Gold sprints, road race, path surprises, and more

Get out and explore the Springwater Corridor path on Saturday.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery. What are your plans for the weekend? The weather looks like it will hold up and be just dandy for some bike Read More »


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Jobs of the Week: PBOT and Beaverton Bike N Hike

We’ve had two great job opportunities listed this week. Check them out via the links below… Bicycle Mechanic – Beaverton Bike N Hike Equity and Inclusion Manager – City of Portland Bureau of Transportation For a complete list of available jobs, click here. If you’d like more information about the BikePortland Job Listings, contact us, Read More »


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February 26, 2015

The story behind the new Portland Police Bureau Bicycle Theft Task Force

Portland will soon have Bicycle Theft Task Force we can be proud of.


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What would bike-friendly auto parking reform look like? Seven ideas

A bike-friendly parking policy would at least prevent Portland from creating future battlefields for itself.


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Biking would win big under Oregon Climate carbon tax plan

Revenue would be pooled and divided evenly among Oregonians in the form of checks worth an estimated $500 to $1500 per year.


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February 25, 2015

A fond farewell to our far-riding friend

One of our most senior board members, Susan Otcenas, announced her retirement from the Board of Directors at its most recent meeting. Susan first joined the […]

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Youth Speak Out at the Youth Bike Summit

What do a marching band, a youth-lead workshop on how to give public testimony, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray have in common? All these things were […]

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February 21, 2015

Loving Your Lube

This Valentine's day got me thinking about lubricant. Oh you. Not that kind!...

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February 20, 2015

Weigh In: Powell-Division Equity Work Group

              What: Powell-Division equity work group Date & Time: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 5-6:30 p.m. Place: David Douglas High […]

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Meet your 2015 Active Transportation Summit keynote speakers!

  To learn more about the 2015 Active Transportation Summit, and to register, click here.    Paul Steely-White, Executive Director for New York’s Transportation Alternatives TA consists of […]

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February 19, 2015

Join us at the Oregon SRTS Network Annual Meeting. RSVP now!

Join us on March 31st from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. for the Oregon Safe Routes to School Network Annual Meeting as folks interested in Safe Routes to […]

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February 18, 2015

WATCH THIS > Off the Grid

A wild journey by talented...

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Two proposed state laws to create mandatory bike licenses? Here’s what you need to know.

The Oregon Legislature is proposing bills right and left, as typical of every legislative session. The Bicycle Transportation Alliance is hard at work building and maintaining support for our […]

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COOL ROUTE: Covered Bridges

A family friendly...

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Open House: Rosewood Initiative to open its own bike shop

Got a flat tire or a broken chain while riding in East Portland? Help is on the way! The Rosewood Initiative, a community-based nonprofit on Stark […]

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How To Organize a Bike Ride

SO, you're putting on a bike ride - that's awesome! But where do you start? And how do you ensure it goes well? Read...

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February 12, 2015

Bike Traffic Alert: Baseline Road

The challenges of riding on the Tualatin Valley Highway today mean that Baseline Road is the preferred route for biking between Beaverton and Hillsboro. Construction starts […]

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Where Do You Want to Ride in Hillsboro? Open House Feb. 25

Hillsboro is in the midst of a year-long process to create a Trail System Master Plan and study future alignments and expansion of the popular Rock Creek […]

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February 10, 2015

WATCH THIS > Oregon Gran Fondo

Tempted by the Oregon Triple Crown? You should...

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Apartment Living With Bikes

Overcoming small space living with a...

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February 09, 2015

BTA’s 25th Anniversary Celebration: Nominate your heroes

  Let’s celebrate the BTA’s past, present, and future. Join us on May 28 at the Portland Art Museum for the BTA’s 25th Anniversary Awards and Auction. […]

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February 06, 2015

Live the Revolution – Bike Love and Storytelling

Live the Revolution, the BTA’s bicycle themed storytelling event, is just around the corner. On the eve of Valentine’s Day, join us for live storytelling by […]

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February 05, 2015

Live the Revolution Storyteller Preview: Chris DiStefano

When did you fall in love with biking? For this Live the Revolution storyteller, it was when he was a child. This just happens to be our […]

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February 04, 2015

8 Tips for Riding Worst Day of the Year Ride

This super fun ride is not to be missed. Here's how you can make the most of...

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Cycle Oregon Kick-Off!

Where will Cycle Oregon adventure this...

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February 03, 2015

COOL ROUTE: Hart-Sheldon Hot Springs

Epic gravel grinding with no...

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